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HostAdmin Alternatives

HostAdmin is described as 'Saving your time when you switch domain-IP mapping (Hosts file) between different environment. Awesome host file editor!' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to HostAdmin for Windows, Mac, Linux and Firefox. The best alternative is HostsMan, which is free. Other great apps like HostAdmin are SwitchHosts, Gas Mask, Auto Hosts and HostsXpert.

This page was last updated Mar 31, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox

Saving your time when you switch domain-IP mapping (Hosts file) between different environment. Awesome host file editor!

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  1. HostsMan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HostsMan is a freeware hosts file manager and editor.

    Built-in hosts file updater Enable/Disable hosts file Built-in hosts editor Scan hosts for errors, duplicates and possible hijacks Hosts file backup manager Exclusion list.

  2. SwitchHosts

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    SwitchHosts is an App for managing hosts file, it is based on Electron, React, UmiJS, Chakra UI, CodeMirror, etc.



  3. Gas Mask

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Gas Mask is simple hosts file manager for Mac OS X. It allows editing of host files and switching between them.

  4. Auto Hosts

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Hosts file are a useful redundancy when coupled with ad blockers like uBlock Origin and uMatrix - while debugging or 'Temporarily Allow All on this Site' with Noscript can open you up to underlying attacks or privacy intrusions.

  5. HostsXpert

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HostsXpert is an ultra-groovy Hosts file Manager, Editor and Helper-outter. Below you'll find a list of HostsXpert's functions. Just a Simple word of caution - Hosts files are not to be taken lightly -

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.4, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks



  6. Hosts.prefpane

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    When an entry is toggled off, it is not commented out in the hosts file, but instead stored in the app's preferences storage. This means you will have to uncomment all your unused host entries and untoggle them in the prefpane if you want to use them.

  7. CWP Utilities

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    CWP Utilities automates the process of maintaining up-to-date and comprehensive hosts files, P2P block lists, and PAC filters, in order to block a variety of trackers, advertisements, malware and generally malicious activity, on a system-wide level.

  8. Unified Hosts AutoUpdate

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Quickly and easily install, uninstall, and set up automatic updates for any of Steven Black's unified hosts files.

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  9. Hosts Switcher for Firefox

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox

    Hosts switcher allows you to change and reload your hosts file based on a simple template language.

  10. Host Switcher

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A small tool to manage and switch host config using qt4 lib. It was tested in linux windows and mac os.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.0, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive

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